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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 14, what did Fawcett order the men to do when they were fired upon by arrows?
2. In Chapter 12, how long did pack animals typically survive in the Amazon on an expedition?
3. In 1900, how large of a party did Rondon take on an expedition?
4. In Chapter 11, how far south were the new coordinates that Grann found for Fawcett's destination after Dead Horse Camp?
5. In Chapter 12, when did Murray reach La Paz?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 19, how did Grann describe the situation for many indigenous people in modern times?
2. In Chapter 11, where did Fawcett wish to explore for Z and why?
3. How would Fawcett approach Indians?
4. What mysterious box did Dr. Rice take on an expedition in Chapter 17?
5. How did Lynch escape from captivity when he was captured on his expedition to find what happened to Fawcett?
6. In Chapter 20, how did the men who served under Fawcett during the war feel about him?
7. In Chapter 12, how did Nina prepare herself to be able to go on an expedition with her husband?
8. How did the Echojas remove grubs from someone?
9. How did Fawcett describe home in Chapter 12?
10. How did George Lynch help Fawcett raise money for an expedition?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fawcett’s wife Nina subjugated her desires and goals to support her husband. How did Nina subjugate her desires and goals to support her husband, and how did misogyny and discrimination cause Nina to have to give up her own dreams and plans?
Essay Topic 2
As Fawcett served in World War I, he became to believe that Europeans were the savages, not the Indians of South America. What did Fawcett observe during the war, and how did his observations lead him to believe that Europeans were savages and were not superior to Indians.
Essay Topic 3
Fawcett believed there was a lost city, and archaeologists and anthropologists are looking for lost worlds today. How does the author present the theme that there are unseen worlds waiting to be discovered, and what does the author reveal about unseen worlds in the book?
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